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    Overview

    Osmanthus delavayi has dark glossy leaves and a neat compact habit. The small white flowers are very fragrant, smothering the shrub in late spring. The flowers are tubes (½ inch) long and similarly wide at the mouth, held in axillary clusters. The plant is hardy and adaptable, preferring an open situation but not fussy about soil.

    Plant Characteristics

    Size

    Medium

    Type

    Shrub

    Light Exposure 

    Full Sun

    Season of Bloom

    Late spring

    Hardiness Zones

    7 – 9

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    Image Credits: Kurt Stüber, WikiMedia

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